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Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

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This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; epidemiology of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis; Mycobacterium a...


Chapter 1 (Page no: 1)

History of paratuberculosis.

This chapter discusses the early works on mycobacterial diseases, description and clinical aspects of paratuberculosis, aetiological agent of paratuberculosis, global awareness of paratuberculosis, genome and genetic analysis and future studies in paratuberculosis.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Global prevalence and economics of infection with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in ruminants. Author(s): Barkema, H. W. Hesselink, J. W. McKenna, S. L. B. Benedictus, G. Groenendaal, H.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 22) Epidemiology of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Manning, E. J. B. Collins, M. T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in animal-derived foods and the environment. Author(s): Grant, I. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 40) Paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease. Author(s): Behr, M. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 50) Genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis. Author(s): Kirkpatrick, B. W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 60) Mycobacterium avium complex. Author(s): Turenne, C. Y. Alexander, D. C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 73) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis genome. Author(s): Paustian, M. L. Bannantine, J. P. Kapur, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 83) Molecular genetics of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Chacon, O. Barletta, R. G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 94) Proteome and antigens of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Bannantine, J. P. Paustian, M. L. Kapur, V. Eda, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 109) Host-pathogen interactions and intracellular survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Coussens, P. Lamont, E. A. Kabara, E. Sreevatsan, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 126) Comparative differences between strains of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Stevenson, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 138) Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and antimicrobial agents. Author(s): Collins, M. T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 144) Paratuberculosis in cattle. Author(s): Fecteau, M. E. Whitlock, R. H.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 157) Paratuberculosis in sheep. Author(s): Begg, D. Whittington, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 169) Paratuberculosis in goats. Author(s): Djønne, B.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 179) Paratuberculosis in deer, camelids and other ruminants. Author(s): Mackintosh, C. G. Griffin, J. F.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 188) Infection of non-ruminant wildlife by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Hutchings, M. R. Stevenson, K. Greig, A. Davidson, R. S. Marion, G. Judge, J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 201) Experimental ruminant models of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Hines, M. E., II
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 223) Experimental small animal models of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Talaat, A. M.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 230) Immunology of paratuberculosis infection and disease. Author(s): Stabel, J. R.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 244) Cultivation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Whittington, R.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 267) Diagnosis of paratuberculosis by PCR. Author(s): Bölske, G. Herthnek, D.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 284) Immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis. Author(s): Nielsen, S. S.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 294) Strain characterization of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Author(s): Collins, D. M.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 306) Paratuberculosis control measures in Europe. Author(s): Bakker, D.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 319) Paratuberculosis control measures in the USA. Author(s): Whitlock, R. H.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 330) Paratuberculosis control measures in Australia. Author(s): Kennedy, D. Citer, L.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 344) Ruminant aspects of paratuberculosis vaccination. Author(s): Lisle, G. W. de
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 353) Development of new paratuberculosis vaccines. Author(s): Huygen, K. Bull, T. Collins, D. M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936136
  • Record Number
  • 20103091586